A Journal of Neotropical Biodiversity
ISSN 1809-5348 (print), 2358-2847 (online)

Neodiversity - Article

A new species of Stylosanthes Sw. (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) from Paraná, Brazil

Nuno Maria Sousa Costa
Cássio van den Berg

Neodiversity, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 9-13

DOI: 10.13102/neod.41.4, Publication Date: 2009-12-14


The description and illustration of a new species, Stylosanthes vallsii Sousa Costa & Van den Berg are provided. It is apparently endemic to Paraná State, Brazil, and morphologically similar to S. maracajuensis and S. leiocarpa, being separated from both by the short capitate inflorescences and from each individually from details in the stipules, bract leaflets, and loment indument.

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